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Minhas Light - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Minhas LightMinhas Light

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BA SCORE
61
poor

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 1.81
pDev: 41.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biggred1 on 09-27-2010)
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -44.8%

07-06-2014 00:46:53 | More by RobinLee
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tgraven

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-19-2013 22:47:03 | More by tgraven
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

2.9/5  rDev +60.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Light yellow. Very clear and very bubbly. Short and very short-lived sudsy white head.

Smell - Light and very sweet pale malts. Corn and candy.

Taste - Sweet and corny, but obviously quite light. Light pale malts with no apparent hops character. Slight metallic tang and a little bit of a cloying aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light and crisp.

Overall - Pretty inoffensive and refreshing. Judging by some of Minhas' other efforts, this could be much worse. As is, it's a decent low priced stand in for the more flavorful of the macrolager lights.

Serving type: can

11-25-2013 04:42:25 | More by scaliasux
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ebenicr

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -3.3%

12-12-2012 06:22:38 | More by ebenicr
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

09-06-2012 21:39:12 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -30.9%

08-19-2012 15:53:08 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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thebob38


1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

04-18-2012 21:26:39 | More by thebob38
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +121%

03-06-2012 05:00:57 | More by KC9LDB
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Joeyuwp

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -44.8%

02-26-2012 04:49:23 | More by Joeyuwp
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PapillonJohn

Pennsylvania

1.93/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Bought a case a few weeks ago. It was cheap and I didn't really want to spend too much on beer at the time. 10 dollars for a 30 pack, will do.

Not even going to pour this into a glass, it's not worth it.

Smell: Very fruity. That's about all I get. Fruitiness and maybe the slightest bit of a used up hop smell.

Taste: Well, it's light alright. Water, fruit, corn, and a ghosting of stale hops. Can't really expect too much from this.

Mouthfeel: Decently carbonated and very thin. Watery the whole way through. It goes down very easy to say the least.

Overall, it's not vomitrocious. It's not good either. I can't say I will be picking this one up again.

Serving type: can

06-12-2011 07:44:21 | More by PapillonJohn
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deadbody

Minnesota

1.7/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

So it was $2.29 for a 6 pack. Decided to take a shot with the goading of my co-worker.

Pours super pale yellow, huge head that actually leaves a bit of lacing on the plastic hotel cup (I'm classy fuck you).

Smell is um..not pleasant. something offputting about it. Not beery at all.

Taste is, well I've had worse, tastes like a macro light, no worse than Bud light and a crap load cheaper.

Mouthfeel is water, strike that, it's carbonated water. Kinda like H2OH, if you've ever had that.

Drinkability. I've already 4 in, and have one more to finish, along with 2 more New Glarus, the fact that I can still type after 10 beers in the last hour says to me that it is pretty sessionable. Not that it tastes good, but at this point I'm really not getting the full flavor, and it hasn't made me puke yet, so bottoms up.

In short, cheap beer, not objectionable if you are just looking to get hammered in the cheapest way possible and you have something against malt liquor. But if you want beer, then don't buy this.

Serving type: can

03-10-2011 02:44:40 | More by deadbody
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waffle611

Wisconsin

1.75/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.5

Bought a case of this (24pack) for 5 bucks... hard to beat that!

A- Pale yellow, a bit of fizzy head that immediately reduces to nothing.

S- Doesn't smell like much.. Maybe a bit of hops mixed with lots of water..

T- Tastes just like it smells... like water and bit of sweetness coming from something. The good news is it doesn't leave too much of an aftertaste.

M- The mouthfeel? Put water in your mouth and see for yourself.

D- This beer is pretty sessionable for me. While I dont think the taste is great, the lack of a bad aftertaste is a plus for me, and I have no problem throwing 10-15 of these back in a night. I can't say the same about some other macro brews.

If you are looking for the cheapest reasonable beer possible to get drunk, I'd recommend Minhas. It definitely isn't any worse than your typical Macro brews, but about a third of the price. If you are looking for good beer, avoid at all costs.

Serving type: can

03-09-2011 03:24:50 | More by waffle611
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

1.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The CANQuest (TM) rolls on, thanks to my having gotten the hang of resizing photos for submission. I have a bunch of CANs that I was holding in abeyance until I could get a picture uploaded since they look better unopened, IMHO. This was one of them. CAN you dig it?

From the CAN: "Brewing beer in Monroe, Wisconsin comes naturally. Since 1846, our brewmasters have handcrafted premium beer from only the finest natural ingredients - a proud tradition that continues to this day."; "Calories 97, Carbohydrates 3.6g, Protein 0.73g, Fat 0g". I include these stats because although the CANs look very similar, this is NOT Minhas 75.

The Crack & Glug produced two fingers' worth of fizzy bone-white head that burbled and popped its way out of existence. Color was a pale lemon-yellow with the barest hint of a chill haze. Bear in mind that when I type "pale", we are talking REALLY light in this case. Nose had that now-familiar Minhas grape bubble gum odor that seems to be a product of whatever poor yeast strain they have overworked to the point of near death. Mouthfeel was thin, not quite watery, and with a taste like drying tobacco in the mouth. It was almost passable if you like that sort of sweetish smell and taste. Finish reminded me of my youth when we used to chew tobacco, especially Red Man. I gave that stuff up a long time ago and CANnot recommend either it or this to others. Minhas!

Serving type: can

01-25-2011 00:33:08 | More by woodychandler
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biggred1

Indiana

1.3/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pale straw with a dirty white head that actually lasts a minute or so before shrinking to a thin film. The nose is green apple, creamed corn and something else vegetal that is not pleasant. Yeah..Minhas light is not good. Metallic and cooked veggies with a touch of corn syrup. Light and fizzy bodied. You really can't do much worse at any price. Avoid.

Serving type: can

09-27-2010 23:15:11 | More by biggred1
Minhas Light from Minhas Craft Brewery
61 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.